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Belgian Congo in World War II

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Surviving World War II Congo soldiers honoured in documentary

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VISUAL PROOF OF THE BELGIAN GENOCIDE IN CONGO

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How did Belgium get an Empire? (Short Animated Documentary)

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Belgium in the Congo Genocide

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Coin of the Day (#46) - 25th September 2014 - Belgian Congo 50 Centimes

The involvement of the Belgian Congo in World War II began with the German invasion of Belgium in May 1940. Despite Belgium's surrender, the Congo remained in the conflict on the Allied side, administered by the Belgian government in exile, and provided much-needed raw materials, most notably gold and uranium, to Britain and the United States.
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    • Background 

    • Entry of the Congo into the war 

    • Economic contribution 

    • Military involvement 

    • Life in the Belgian Congo 

    • Unrest 

    • Legacy